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Roller Derby Tue May 22 2012

The Fury, Manic Attackers to Face Off at Derby Championship

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Fury jammer Kola Loka (center) leaps through a Hell's Belles blockade at the May 13 playoff bout. (Photo by Steve Stearns)

It's been a year of surprises and tumult and for the Windy City Rollers' four teams: The Hell's Belles broke The Fury's 14-game winning streak, and the Double Crossers celebrated their first win in, well, forever, though they forfeited their win. After much roller-skating ado, it's come down to the two top teams -- The Fury and the Manic Attackers -- duking it out on the track in the Windy City Rollers' Ivy Cup Championship on Sat., June 2.

The Manics have been unbeatable this season with ramped-up blocking skills building defensive brick walls that stymie opposing jammers.

The Fury have had an uneven year, but remember that 14-game winning streak? Yeah, they didn't earn that by being slouches. The gals in the white and orange will definitely give the Manics a run (or skate) for their money.

This is it, folks -- the derby game you want to be at. The 2012 championship will take place at 6 p.m. at the UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine)

Tickets start at $20 in advance. Find yours online or at the door.

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